The Bare Essentials: Form A

Spiral Bound | June 2, 2009

bySarah Norton, Brian Green

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For years The Bare Essentials has helped thousands of Canadian students improve their grammar and writing skills. Known for its straightforward, clear explanations and clean design, The Bare Essentials Form A has been a hit with students and faculty alike. In this new edition, we have updated the best elements of this popular text and added an exciting new design. Follow the adventures of Ms. Communication as she tries to infect the world with bad grammar. Meet Guy Grammar and his GSI team as they fight against her for the hearts and minds of Canadians! Students encounter no-nonsense instruction, easy-to-understand examples, and dozens of exercises, all presented with the quality and precision that have made The Bare Essentials Canada's bestselling writing text.

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For years The Bare Essentials has helped thousands of Canadian students improve their grammar and writing skills. Known for its straightforward, clear explanations and clean design, The Bare Essentials Form A has been a hit with students and faculty alike. In this new edition, we have updated the best elements of this popular text and...

Format:Spiral BoundDimensions:450 pages, 9.25 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:June 2, 2009Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176500340

ISBN - 13:9780176500344

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: WordsChapter 1: Choosing the Right WordsChapter 2: Hazardous Homonyms Chapter 3: The Apostrophe Chapter 4:Capital Letters Chapter 5: Numbers Unit 2: SentencesChapter 6: Cracking the Sentence Code Chapter 7: Solving Sentence-Fragment Problems Chapter 8: Solving Run-On Sentence Problems Chapter 9: Solving Modifier Problems Chapter 10: The Parallelism Principle Chapter 11: Refining by Combining Unit 3: GrammarChapter 12: Choosing the Correct Verb Form Chapter 13: Mastering Subject?Verb Agreement Chapter 14: Keeping Your Tenses Consistent Chapter 15: Choosing the Correct Pronoun Form Chapter 16: Mastering Pronoun?Antecedent Agreement Chapter 17: Maintaining Person Agreement Unit 4: PunctuationChapter 18: The Comma Chapter 19: The Semicolon Chapter 20: The Colon Chapter 21: Quotation Marks Chapter 22: Question Marks, Exclamation Marks, and Punctuation ReviewUnit 5: Paragraphs and EssaysChapter 23: Finding Something to Write About Chapter 24: The Thesis StatementChapter 25: The OutlineChapter 26: ParagraphsChapter 27: Revising Your PaperChapter 28: Using Research Resources ResponsiblyUnit 6: Readings